How Often Do You / Should You Update Camera Firmware?

Updating camera firmware is tedious and time consuming, and can sometimes lead to a bricked or inoperable camera if the wrong type or version of firmware is added! There are times when the "update" in question does little to improve the existing bugs/quirks on a camera, and offers minimal changes to features you wouldn't normally...

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